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Lexicon :: Strong's H1053 - bêṯ šemeš

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בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ
Transliteration
bêṯ šemeš
Pronunciation
bayth sheh'-mesh
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs: בית שמש.

Strong’s Definitions

בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ Bêyth Shemesh, bayth sheh'-mesh; from H1004 and H8121; house of (the) sun; Beth-Shemesh, a place in Palestine:—Beth-shemesh.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H1053 in the following manner: Bethshemesh (21x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H1053 in the following manner: Bethshemesh (21x).
  1. Beth-shemesh = "house of the sun" or "sun-temple"

    1. a town in southwest Judah

    2. a town in Naphtali

    3. a town in Issachar

    4. a town in Egypt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ Bêyth Shemesh, bayth sheh'-mesh; from H1004 and H8121; house of (the) sun; Beth-Shemesh, a place in Palestine:—Beth-shemesh.
STRONGS H1053:
בֵּית שֶׁ֫מֶשׁ proper name, of a location (sun-temple) — שׁ׳ בּ׳ Joshua 19:22 + 8 times, ־שׁ׳בּ׳ Joshua 15:10 + 6 times; שָׁ֑מֶשׁ בּ׳ Joshua 19:38 + 4 times; —
1. city in southwest Judah Joshua 15:10; 1 Samuel 6:9, 12 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 6:13, 15, 19, 20; 1 Kings 4:9; 2 Kings 14:13 2 Chronicles 25:23; 28:18; distinguished from other places of same name as אֲשֶׁר לִיהוּדָה שׁ׳ בּ׳ 2 Kings 14:11 2 Chronicles 25:21; assigned to Levites Joshua 21:16 = 1 Chronicles 6:44; — ruin at modern `Ain Shems RobBR ii. 223 f. BdPal 163 Surveyiii. 35, 60.
2. city in Naphtali Joshua 19:38; Judges 1:33 (twice in verse)
3. city in Issachar Joshua 19:22; possibly `Ain esh-Shemsîyeh, Jordan valley, south of Beisân (Beth Shean) Surveyii. 231.
4. =On-Heliopolis, in Egypt Jeremiah 43:13 RobBR i. 25 EbGS 505 f. DlPa 318 f.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Joshua

15:10; 15:10; 19:22; 19:22; 19:38; 19:38; 21:16

Judges

1:33

1 Samuel

6:9; 6:12; 6:13; 6:15; 6:19; 6:20

1 Kings

4:9

2 Kings

14:11; 14:13

1 Chronicles

6:44

2 Chronicles

25:21; 25:23; 28:18

Jeremiah

43:13

H1053

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1053 matches the Hebrew בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ (bêṯ šemeš),
which occurs 42 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:10 - The border turned from Baalah westward to Mount Seir, and continued to the slope of Mount Jearim on the north (that is, Chesalon), and went down to Beth-shemesh H1053 and continued through Timnah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:22 - The border reached to Tabor, Shahazumah, and Beth-shemesh H1053, and [fn]their border ended at the Jordan; sixteen cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:38 - Yiron, Migdal-el, Horem, Beth-anath, and Beth-shemesh H1053; nineteen cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:16 - [fn]Ain with its pasture lands, Juttah with its pasture lands, and Beth-shemesh H1053 with its pasture lands; nine cities from these two tribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:33 - Naphtali did not drive out the inhabitants of Beth-shemesh H1053, or the inhabitants of Beth-anath, but lived among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land; and the inhabitants of Beth-shemesh H1053 and Beth-anath became forced labor for them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:9 - “But watch: if it goes up by the way of its own territory to Beth-shemesh H1053, then He has done this great evil to us. But if not, then we will know that it was not His hand that struck us; it happened to us by chance.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:12 - Now the cows went straight in the [fn]direction of Beth-shemesh H1053; they went on the same road, bellowing as they went, and did not turn off to the right or to the left. And the governors of the Philistines followed them to the border of Beth-shemesh H1053.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:13 - Now the people of Beth-shemesh H1053 were gathering in their wheat harvest in the valley, and they raised their eyes and saw the ark, and rejoiced at seeing it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:15 - And the Levites took down the ark of the LORD and the saddlebag that was with it, in which were the articles of gold, and put them on the large stone; and the men of Beth-shemesh H1053 offered burnt offerings and sacrificed sacrifices that day to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:19 - Now He fatally struck some of the men of Beth-shemesh H1053 because they had looked into the ark of the LORD. He struck 50,070 men among the people, and the people mourned because the LORD had struck the people with a great slaughter.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:20 - And the men of Beth-shemesh H1053 said, “Who is able to stand before the LORD, this holy God? And to whom will He go up from us?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:9 - Ben-deker in Makaz and Shaalbim, and Beth-shemesh H1053, and Elonbeth-hanan;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:11 - But Amaziah would not listen. So Jehoash king of Israel went up; and they faced each other, he and Amaziah king of Judah, at Beth-shemesh H1053, which belongs to Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:13 - Then Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh H1053, and came to Jerusalem and tore down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim to the Corner Gate, [fn]four hundred cubits.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:59 - [fn]Ashan with its pasture lands, and Beth-shemesh H1053 with its pasture lands;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:21 - So Joash king of Israel went up, and he and Amaziah king of Judah faced each other at Beth-shemesh H1053, which belonged to Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:23 - Then Joash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash the son of Jehoahaz, at Beth-shemesh H1053, and brought him to Jerusalem and tore down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim to the Corner Gate, [fn]four hundred cubits.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:18 - The Philistines had also invaded the cities of the [fn]lowland and of the Negev of Judah, and had taken Beth-shemesh H1053, Aijalon, Gederoth, and Soco with its villages, Timnah with its villages, and Gimzo with its villages; and they had settled there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:13 - “He will also smash to pieces the [fn]obelisks of [fn]Heliopolis H1053, which is in the land of Egypt; and the temples of the gods of Egypt he will burn with fire.”’”

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